Nigerian doctor exposed to a coronavirus patient, dies in Lagos

A Nigerian doctor, Chugbo Emeka, who was exposed to a confirmed case of coronavirus in Lagos, has now died from the virus.

Nigerian doctor exposed to a coronavirus patient, dies in Lagos

Chugbo Emeka who was a private medical practitioner, died today at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital isolation ward.

Announcing his death via Twitter, the Nigeria Medical Association Lagos state chapter, wrote;

”NMA LAGOS regrets to announce the death of Dr. Chugbo Emeka at the LUTH isolation ward. He died on 15/04/2020.He was a Private Medical Practitioner who was exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19. We condole with his family and d medical community for this painful loss. NMA Lagos”

Lagos remains the epicenter of the Coronarus pandemic in Nigeria with 214 confirmed cases and 7 deaths.

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